Prof. Apurba K. Das

Apurba K. Das is currently working as a Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India. He completed his Ph.D. from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata. After his postdoctoral research associate positions in the University of Manchester, UK and Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK, he joined Indian Institute of Technology Indore. This group’s research focuses on molecular design of dynamic functional organic materials for the applications in medicine. He has published more than hundred ten research papers in various international journals, 1 book, 5 book chapters and filed 5 patents. He has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK.

Education

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (degree conferred by Jadavpur University), Kolkata, India

Work Experience

Professor (2022 onwards) in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India
Associate Professor (2016-2022) in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India
Assistant Professor (2009-2016) in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Indore, India
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Professional Recognition, Awards and Fellowships Received

  • Chemical Communications 2022 Pioneering Investigator, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2022
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), London, UK (2018).
  • Recipient of UKIERI-DST research award for the year 2018.
  • 2015 Best Research Paper Award 1 given by Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India, 2015.
  • 2015 Best Research Paper Award 2 given by Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India, 2015.
  • University of Liverpool India Fellowship Programme for the year 2015.
  • Recognition to my PhD student (1st Prize of Lilly Outstanding Thesis Awards), awarded by J-NOST for the year 2014.
  • Awarded DST Young Scientist Award under SERC FAST Track scheme, Department of Science and Technology, India (2011).
  • Awarded Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) by the CSIR in Chemical sciences, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India (2005).
  • Awarded STATE LEVEL ELIGIBILITY TEST FOR LECTURESHIP (SLET) (accredited by UGC) in Chemical Sciences conducted by The West Bengal College Service Commission, eligible for lectureship in Universities/Colleges of India (January 2002).
  • Awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) by the CSIR-UGC NET in Chemical Sciences, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India.
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, India held on February 2001.
  • Awarded NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP, India in 1992.

Professional Membership

  • Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI)
  • Indian Peptide Society (IPS)
  • American Peptide Society (APS)